Michelle H. Martin served as a guest speaker at a UW Alumni Book Club meeting to discuss John Okada’s No-No Boy and the importance of #OwnVoices representation in contemporary literature. A recording of her talk can be found here.
Anna Lauren Hoffmann was quoted in a Crosscut article titled, “Technology vs. privacy: Washington looks to regulate facial recognition tools in 2020.”
Jevin West served as a keynote speaker at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICCS-53).
Jason Young had a paper accepted to Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space. The paper, titled “Environmental colonialism, digital indigeneity, and the politicization of resilience,” examines the Internet as a tool that Indigenous peoples are using to intervene in discourses of resilience, to mitigate the colonial impact that resilience and adaptation policies have on their communities.
Dave Hendry presented a keynote titled “The ‘Drones Okay’ Playground: An Educational Case Study in Tech Policy” at the Workshop on Value Sensitive Design in the Drones Domain at Southern Denmark University in Odense, Denmark.
Batya Friedman and Dave Hendry gave book talks on their new book Value Sensitive Design: Shaping Technology with Moral Imagination at the StudieStuen bookshop in Odense, Denmark and at a TU Delft bookshop in Delft, The Netherlands.